Thursday, 5/3: Gamma, Vocab, Tom Sawyer, Book Pitch!

Tomorrow’s Test: Gamma, Vocab, Tom Sawyer

“OG, 5/3.”  (10) Copy the underlined, boldfaced word and tell what part of speech it is.
noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, interjection, conjunction

  1. (2) I thought the movie was rather cheesy.
  2. (2) I am sure you know better. (Tricky!)
  3. (2) Surely you do not think unicorns are really real, do you?
  4. (2) Your clock was running a little fast. (Tricky!)
  5. The running motor wasted electricity.
  6. Her favorite thing in the world is running.


“Vocab, 5/3.”

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. The NFL head coach’s position is often rather ______. If the team doesn’t do well this season, he might lose his job.
  6. The class discussion was not very lively; the students were rather _______ about the topic.
  7. The boys _____(ed) matter inwardly, thinking about all the possibilities.
  8. doctor : prescribe :: law : ______
  9. Huck’s lifestyle seemed very _______ to the other boys of St. Petersburg.
  10. By definition, a ghost would not be ______.
  11. proscribed : allowed :: apathetic : ______
  12. The stirring event was well ______(ed)” by the townspeople the next day.
  13. (2) A true sports fan is NOT _____ or ______.
  14. BONUS: There is a fine line between being patronizing and being _______.


“Tom Sawyer, chapter 14.”

  1. (2) What was the “boom” the “pirates” kept hearing and why did it make them feel happy at first?
  2. (2) What did Tom do before he left camp? What do you think he wrote?
  3. Why are the boys consciences bothering them at the end of chapter 14?  (Different reason from the guilt at the end of chapter 13.)




Next round is Tuesday.